Katherine Mansfield Quotes
Most popular Katherine Mansfield Quotes
I want, by understanding myself, to understand others.
If you wish to live, you must first attend your own funeral.
We cling to our last pleasures as the tree clings to its last leaves.
The truth is friendship is to me every bit as sacred and eternal as marriage.
If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools.
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
To learn, to desire, to know, to feel, to think, to act. That is what I want. And nothing less.
Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order.
Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change. So suffering must become Love. That is the mystery.
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
How idiotic civilization is! Why be given a body if you have to keep it shut up in a case like a rare, rare fiddle?
When we begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
Conversation is like a dear little baby that is brought in to be handed around. You must rock it, nurse it, keep it on the move if you want to keep smiling.
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change of attitude.
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief, and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.